The Frog Who Croaked Blue: Synesthesia and the Mixing of the Senses
Everyone will be closely acquainted with a few people who have synesthesia but you may not yet know who they are because, until very recently, it was largely hidden and unknown. Now science is uncovering its secrets and the findings are leading to a radical rethink about how our senses are organized.
Although the book's intent is to explain Syne...more
Synesthesia is not just the mixing of senses so that one, for example, sees music or tastes letters. It can also involve the ways in which people conceptualize time, space, and numeracy. My partner has synesthesia so reading this gave me a better insight into how she perceives the world. She also said...more